[ US /ˈɹɛtɹoʊ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛtɹə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. a fashion reminiscent of the past
  1. affecting things past
    retroactive tax increase
    retro pay
    an ex-post-facto law
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How To Use retro In A Sentence

  • (12 May 2006) - Three years in the business might seem like a too-brief span for a retrospective, but since 2003, Washington D. C.-based quartet the Fort Knox Five founded their own record label (called Fort Knox Recordings), remixed the likes of Tito Puente, Louis Armstrong, And Tower of Power, and collaborated with hip hop's elder statesman Africa Bambaataa-not to mention all the bodies they've got moving on the ... Cool Hunting
  • A lot of people loved the big Kawasaki's marriage of retro style with 1990s handling and reliability.
  • And even those who'd retired in the fullness of time were no longer secure from retrospective investigation and changed pensionable status. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD
  • He decided not to contest the retrospective charge. Times, Sunday Times
  • In this process, the photovoltaics are a retro, added to the building after construction is completed. Business Wire Travel News
  • Once Roma were level, that incident acquired ominous overtones retrospectively.
  • Speckle tracking in migrating cells with retrograde flow had turned out to be more challenging.
  • There are many techniques depending on whether the home is under construction or being retrofitted to eliminate noise pollution.
  • This will apply retroactively to former users of the service.
  • In retrospect, it's easy to see why we were wrong.
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